Can't connect to wifi with vlan and proprietary driver

Hi guys, I am using Newifi D2 using OpenWrt 22.03.3 with proprietary driver for the WIFI which I downloaded from 4pda forum. Can anyone guide me or what's wrong with my configuration why I can't seem to make the WIFI work? I wanted to tag my WIFI in vlan22 but it seems like it's not working. The lan ports tagged in vlan22 are working and I can obtain an IP address but for the WIFI interface, it doesn't work in my case. I am always prompt with denied access everytime I connect.

you'll probably need to talk to the people at the 4pda forum since this is not something standard with OpenWrt.

Wifi can be attached to a network interface or bridge that is associated with a VLAN, but the wifi network itself doesn't get tagged -- 802.1q doesn't exist on standard wifi (AP/STA type connections).

Regarding your config... in a normal OpenWrt configuration, the radio is not added to the network config file. Instead, you would specific the network to which the SSID should connect in the wireless config file. So, you would remove ra0 from br-lan.22 and you would add the network vlan22 to your wireless SSID configuration.

However, that is all for a standard OpenWrt configuration and you're dealing with something that is non-standard. You could have problems elsewhere, too, but it's hard to know based on the info provided.

You should consider installing the official OpenWrt -- we can help you here if you do. Otherwise, please go to the other forums mentioned.

And, for the future, please don't make screenshots of your text configs... instead, copy/paste the config and use the "Preformatted text </>" button for logs, scripts, configs and general console output.
Please edit your post accordingly. Thank you! :slight_smile:

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Actually I already tried the normal Openwrt but I still experiencing some hiccups in WIFI, that's why I wanted to test if using proprietary driver will have a significant improvement in terms of wifi stability than the driver used in openwrt itself. Sorry for the screenshots, will take this into account next time. By the way the forum is russian so it's harder for me to communicate with them. Anyway, I guess it's not easier than I thought. Thank you very much. :slight_smile:

Go back to official OpenWrt and start a new thread. In that new thread, provide an explanation of your goal and post the default OpenWrt network configuration for your device (don't configure anything yet). A diagram of your network topology can also be really useful.